The College of Education (COE) at Illinois State University is launching a new teacher education pathway in partnership with five local community colleges

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Community Partner Pathway is a partnership between Illinois State University and five central Illinois community colleges including Carl Sandburg College, Heartland Community College, Illinois Central College, Illinois Valley Community College, and Spoon River College. The six higher education institutions will work in collaboration on this degree and licensure program that will prepare working professionals to teach elementary education with an English as a Second Language endorsement in their home communities.

2021 University Research Symposium open

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The online University Research Symposium opens Friday, April 9, on ISU ReD. The Symposium is a university-wide showcase of research, scholarship, and creative activity.

COVID-19’s Impact on Education in India: A Case Study

Thaddeus Herman lecturing

Wednesday, April 14, 12:00 p.m. CDT the Illinois State University International Seminar Series will focus on COVID 19’s Impact on Education in India: A Case Study. Presented by Thaddeus Herman of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this free online webinar is open to the public with advance registration.   

LGBTQAI+ Online Community Gathering, April 20

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An interdisciplinary cohort of Illinois State University faculty, staff, and graduate student representation are hosting an LGBTQAI+ Online Community Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20.

COE Scholarship Spotlight

Emily Bennett

A first-generation college student, Emily Bennett understands the value of a dollar as well as the importance of a quality education. Bennett is a junior majoring in special education – learning and behavior with an endorsement in early childhood education. She also serves as the Best Buddies chapter president at Illinois State University. Originally from